Service and leadership that maximize the success of all students

​CalSTRS Information for San Diego

Announcement:  CalSTRS Opens Member Service Center in San Diego

The California State Teachers' Retirement System announced the opening of its sixth full-service member center on November 14, 2016. This latest member service center is in San Diego's Mission Valley Area and is known as the San Diego Rio Vista Tower III.

Located on Rio San Diego Drive in San Diego's Mission Valley area, the center has convenient access to major freeways, bus lines, rail, and trolley systems. Other CalSTRS service centers are located in Glendale, Irvine, Riverside, Santa Clara, and at the CalSTRS headquarters in West Sacramento.

The San Diego Member Service Center address is:

9095 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92108

Hours (year-round):
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Call: 800-228-5453 (select option 3) for an appointment.

Services available at the center include:

  • Benefits planning sessions by appointment.
  • Financial and retirement workshops designed to meet members' needs at different career stages.
  • Increased CalSTRS benefits specialist availability.
  • CalSTRS publications and forms pick up, review and Drop-Off.
  • General walk-in assistance.

For general questions about CalSTRS benefits, forms, account statements or specific account information, or to schedule a Group Session or Individual Appointment, log on to the CalSTRS website or call 1-800-228-5453. 

Group Counseling Sessions

CalSTRS and You (early and mid-career members): Go over CalSTRS benefits, online tools that are available 24/7, and your financial future.

CalSTRS and Your Retirement (nearing retirement): Go over beneficiary options and how to protect your loved ones, details on retirement choices, personalized benefit estimates.

Application Roundtable: Access hands-on retirement application assistance. Finalize and submit your Service Retirement Application. Bring your spouse or partner to sign your application.

Local CalSTRS Office:  San Marcos - CLOSED

255 Pico Ave, Room 128 D

San Marcos CA 92069

Sacramento CalSTRS Office:

Customer Service Phone: 1-800-228-5453 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
TTY: 916-229-3541 - Fax: 916-229-3879
Teletalk (24-hour FAQs): 1-800-222-8844